Bill Dorman

News reports from HPR's News Director, Bill Dorman

Asia Minute: June 15, 2011

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Inflation is picking up in Asia. In China, prices are rising at their fastest pace in several years. And figures out this week show people in India are also struggling with higher costs. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.

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Asia Minute: June 14, 2011

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The director of the Honolulu Zoo says he'd like to bring in some koala bears to join the other animals. There's no timetable yet on that plan. but in their native Australia, the numbers of koalas are dropping. and some are calling on the government to take action. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.

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Asia Minute: June 13, 2011

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Tuition costs are always a concern for any college student - or parent. But in South Korea, what's happening with tuition has students demonstrating in the streets. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.

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Asia Minute: June 10, 2011

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It’s been almost exactly three months since a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck northern Japan. Now, the government says it’s changing the way it supervises the nuclear power industry. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Asia Minute: June 6, 2011

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One topic of debate in Hawaii is how to make the best use of wind power. No matter how the discussion evolves, conditions have improved this week for U.S. companies involved in the field. And that's because of a development in china. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia Minute.

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